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Ard Na Mara

Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Downings, County Donegal
Ard Na Mara is recently completed luxury holiday home with a spacious open plan lounge, sun room, kitchen and dining area. The lounge has a open fire and house has central heating throughout. The kitchen is modern with a dining area adjoining the lounge and sun room, large windows take advantage of views of Sheephaven Bay, Horn Head, Tory Island and Atlantic Ocean.

The reception hall leads to a double bedroom, children's bedroom and adjoining main bathroom. The staircase leads to the galleria on the first floor connecting 2 large master bedrooms complete with en suites. Each bedroom has panaromic views of mountains, cliffs, Island of Tory and out to the Atlantic Ocean.

NOTE: Families only, the house is suitable for a maximum of 6 adults and 4 children.
Listing #HL112484
About the Owner
Stephen Q
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2009
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

We booked this as a family weekend to celebrate a birthday and thoroughly enjoyed the house. The kids really loved the games room. Definitely hope to come back in the near future to stay, perhaps in the spring or summer to have better weather to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank wl31
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The property was in great condition. Accommodation works very well for family. Views and surrounding area beautiful. Kids love to see their donkey friends again.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Voyager477099
Stephen Q, VR Owner at Ard Na Mara, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

"Glad you enjoyed your return visit and views. Thanks for the lovely review. Regards, Stephen"

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We have just had the most amazing time away with our family .Away from all the hustle and bustle of busy life we had a perfect week . Stephens home is just beautiful and the scenery is stunning .we had we needed and couldnt have...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Gayle C
Stephen Q, VR Owner at Ard Na Mara, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Gayle, Glad you had a great time and enjoyed the scenic location. Thanks for the lovely review. Regards, Stephen

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (11)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
The style of the house incorporates a blend of contemporary and traditional features. The ground floor has natural pine floors, natural slate and a natural stone fire place. The kitchen is large, well equipped with plenty of storage and breakfast bar. The dining area, lounge and sun room have a southern aspect and benefit from natural light.

There is a 46' Flatscreen TV with Freeview and Blueray DVD in the lounge.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Families only, the house is suitable for a maximum of 6 adults and 4 children.
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Bunks
    1 Crib
    1 King
    2 Fulls
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: R 3 565 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Oil-fired central heating, electricity, complementary coal, logs and turf included.

Weekend rates available, outside June, July, August, Christmas and Easter.

Bed linen and towels are included, but we ask that you provide your own beach towels.

Checkout time is 11 noon; check in time is after 4pm.
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About the neighbourhood
The seaside village of Downings a pleasant resort that commands a superb views and has a good sandy beach. Downings is on the rosguill pennisula and its well establised Atlantic drive touring route.

Downings, the peninsula's main fishing village is situated on a lovely curved beach. The beach is ideal for children as the water is very shallow for a long way out.

Things to do in the Downing area;


There are two 18-hole championship courses at the nearby Rosapenna Hotel. The golf courses are a few minutes' drive from the house and include Old Tom Morris Links and The Sandy Hills Links. Golf courses at Dunfanaghy and Portsalon are nearby.


Donegal is rich in waves. Surfing locations nearby include Tramore Beach, Marble Hill Beach, Tra Na Rossan Beach and Ball...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: City of Derry Airport: 85.0 km
Ferry: Larne Port: 115.0 km
There are frequent flights into Dublin, Belfast, Derry and Donegal airports.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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